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Fall Break Boxes

Fall Break Boxes

October 27, 2023

In your advisories, please collect the following items to complete a fall break box for EHS families in need. If your advisory completes one box, you get an ICE CREAM PARTY! Two boxes...PIZZA PARTY! All...

Theres Something About Bloody Mary at Annoyance Theater

Teacher Feature: Brit Flynn

Anna Hoppe, Editor January 6, 2023

The Hive interviewed Brit Flynn, Essex High School’s theater director, about her path to theater, the lessons she has learned from it, and the makings of EHS’s Rent. Flynn grew up in Vermont, and she...

Behind the Scenes: EHS Chamber Choir From Now On

Behind the Scenes: EHS’ Chamber Choir “From Now On”

Abigail Kolar, Guest Writer June 6, 2022

The “From Now On” music video began as a gift from choir teacher, Alexis Koch, to the seniors of Chamber Choir. Originally the entire choir learned a short piece of “From Now On” as part of a Greatest...

Color Wars: The Debate Over What to Wear This Friday

May 31, 2022

Since April, Essex High School Students Demand Action has planned to “turn the school orange” in honor of Wear Orange, a national event to remember lives taken by gun violence and to raise awareness...

True Blue & Gold: Jefferson Goodrich

True Blue & Gold: Jefferson Goodrich

Gianni Maffessanti, Staff Writer May 27, 2022

The Hive recently caught up with Assistant Principal, Jefferson Goodrich. The Hive: Can you tell us what your current role is at EHS? Mr. Goodrich: Currently, I'm an Assistant Principal here at Essex...

A poster advertising the EWSD school board candidate forum in an EHS hallway

EWSD School Board Candidates Debate at Student-Led Forum

Anna Hoppe, Staff Writer April 6, 2022

“It is not [students'] job to ensure their [own] safety” a social worker and audience member said at the EWSD School Board candidate forum last week. This was in response to some candidates saying...

Want to know what to do over the summer in Vermont? We got you covered.

Want to know what to do over the summer in Vermont? We got you covered.

Leslie Bostwick, Staff Writer March 28, 2022

With spring now upon us, then comes summer and summer activities. So, if you are looking for things to do over the summer, here are a few different opportunities that we have here in Vermont.  Governor's...

EHS Boys Hockey Beats Rice in State Championship

EHS Boys’ Hockey Beats Rice in State Championship

Katie Adams, Staff Writer March 15, 2022

A sea of blue and gold, hands in the air, screaming as the seconds counted down on the clock. This is it. The State Championship is within reach. 3…2…1… The entire team threw their helmets and sticks...

Recent Vandalism Incident May Reveal a Larger Issue at EHS

Recent Vandalism Incident May Reveal a Larger Issue at EHS

Katie Adams, Staff Writer March 4, 2022

On Tuesday, February 15th, right before winter break, the girls’ locker room was vandalized. The back showers were covered in black permanent marker, and inappropriate phrases and drawings were scribbled...

Essex High School varsity football team

Citing Concerns with Administration, Coach Marty Richards Leaves EHS Football Program

Maddie Ahmadi and Katie Adams February 7, 2022

It had truly come full circle for Essex alum and former football player, Marty Richards. He was back at his alma mater 37 years after he graduated, except this time, he was back as a coach instead of a...

Finding Community and Exploring Opportunities through EHS Academies

Finding Community and Exploring Opportunities through EHS Academies

Anna Hoppe, Staff Writer February 1, 2022

There are many ways for students at Essex High School to personalize their learning experience, including through one of the three academies at EHS. These academies provide extra learning opportunities...

A glimpse inside an Essex High School classroom.

Students and Support Staff Struggle Amid Pandemic Staffing Shortages

Adowyn Byrne, Journalist December 21, 2021

Like many other schools in Vermont, Essex High School is currently suffering from a severe staffing shortage. One of the departments that has struggled the most to hire and retain staff is Student Support...

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